Animals Categories : Letter A

  • American copperhead

    The American copperhead is a species of venomous pit viper snakes that is endemic to eastern North America. Copperheads get their name, unsurprisingly, from their bronze-hued heads. These large snakes, found through the southern and eastern United States, have bodies that range from tan to copper to gray, with characteristic…

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  • Aye-aye

    The Aye-aye is a species of of lemur found only in Madagascar. These rare animals may not look like primates at first glance, but they are related to chimpanzees, apes, and humans. Aye-ayes are dark brown or black and are distinguished by a bushy tail that is larger than their…

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  • Arctic Wolf

    The Arctic Wolf, (Canis lupus arctos) also known as the White Wolf or Polar Wolf, is a subspecies of Grey Wolf native to Canada's Queen Elizabeth Islands, from Melville Island to Ellesmere Island. It is a medium-sized subspecies, distinguished from the northwestern wolf by its smaller size, its whiter coloration,…

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  • Anteater

    Anteater is a common name for the four extant and toothless mammal species commonly known for eating Ants and Termites. Together with the Sloths, they are within the order Pilosa. They are found in tropical savannas and forests from southern Mexico to Paraguay and northern Argentina. They have long tails,…

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